Local roundup: Miller’s walk-off double lifts South Williamsport minors
In the opening game of the 8-10 baseball tournament, Lincoln Miller belted a bases clearing one-out walk-off double to lift South Williamsport to an 8-7 win over Montoursville on Monday afternoon.
Miller also earned the win, throwing two strong innings of relief.
South jumped out to a 2-0 first-inning lead before Montoursville rallied and scored seven straight runs in the fourth and fifth inning combined, but South came back and scored six runs in the final two innings.
• In the 9-11 baseball tournament, Nolan Cross drove in four runs and Cole Cooper drove in three as Keystone scored nine runs in the fifth inning to take a 16-8 win over Loyalsock.
James Carpenter belted a grand slam for Loyalsock, which held an 8-7 lead in the top of the fifth.
South Williamsport 8, Montoursville 7
Montoursville 000 340 — 7 5 2
SW 200 033 — 8 3 5
Noah Kirby, Elijah Eck (3rd), Maverick Dunkleberger (5th), Jay Houseknecht (6th), CJ Lucas and Austin Davidson.
Cade Lusk, Lincoln Miller (5th) and Garrett Lorson. W — Miller. L — Lucas.
Top Montoursville hitters: Noah Kirby 1-2, run; Jay Houseknecht 2-3, 2 RBI; Austin Davidson 1-3, 2 RBI; Talon McKenna 1-1; Conner George 1-2, 2 RBI.
Top SW hitters: Garrett Lorson 3 BB, 3 runs; Lincoln Miller 2-3, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Caleb Johnson 1-1, 3 RBI.
Next: South at Hepburn Lycoming (Wed.); Montoursville vs. Keystone/Jersey Shore loser at Hepburn (Fri.)
Keystone 16, Loyalsock 8
Loyalsock 005 120 — 8 8 0
Keystone 502 09X — 16 11 0
Nolan Rall, Nate Crowe (3rd), C.J. Taylor (5th) and Jahron LaRose.
Aiden Jones, Austin Andrus (2nd), Nolan Cross (5th), Watt Probst (5th), and Dalton McDermott, Jude MacKenzie (4th).
W — Probst. L –Taylor.
Top Loyalsock hitters: Nolan Rall 2-3, run, RBI; James Carpenter 1-3, GS, 2 runs, 4 RBi. Top Keystone hitters: Darius Shade 1-4, 3B, 2 runs; Cole Cooper 1-1, 2B, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Nolan Cross 2-2, 3B, 3 runs, 4 RBI.
Next: Keystone vs. Jersey Shore/GSV at Long Run, (Wed.)
Other Little League scores
Hepburn 11, Montoursville 1